State Highway 79 Bridge at the Red River which connects Jefferson County, OK with Clay County, TX.
“State highway #79 bridge at the Red River is a camelback pony truss bridge built in 1939… This type of bridge is rare and this particular example maintains a high degree of integrity. It is also important for the role it played in facilitating major economic development in the region. Listed in the National Register, 12/20/1996.” (https://www.ocgi.okstate.edu)
The exact source of federal financing is unclear, but an application was made to the Bureau of Public Roads.
Project originally submitted by Susan Kline on January 12, 2014.
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